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November 2017

The Changing State of Early Childhood, 2016 - 2017

For more than a decade, Connecticut has made expanding early care and education programs a policy and budget priority.

Issue Area:
Early Care
November 2017

Impact of the Final FY 18-19 Budget on Children and Families

More than a hundred days after the new fiscal year began, legislators finally found sufficient common ground to pass a budget.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
November 2017

2017 Legislative Session Review

Even though state legislative and budget decisions affect children, children do not have the right to participate in the political process.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
October 2017

The Governor's Budget Proposal: Revenues, Fixed Costs, and Municipal Aid

For more than 100 days, Connecticut has operated without a budget, and its children and families have suffered the consequences.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
October 2017

Implementing an Effective Spending Cap

While spending caps can be vital for preventing runaway spending in times of plenty, they can have a negative impact in times of slow growth if used to limit strategic investments necessary for lon

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
September 2017

A Budget that Represents Our Values

Connecticut's budget provides the clearest statement of its values and priorities.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
September 2017

State Budget Proposals: Failing to Meet the Challenges Ahead

Connecticut’s budget is the clearest statement of its policy priorities.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
September 2017

The State of Working Connecticut (2017)

Children do well when families do well, and families do well in part when the economy provides jobs with fair wages and good benefits.

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security
August 2017

House Democrats Budget Proposal: A Small Step in the Right Direction

Connecticut’s budget is the clearest statement of its policy priorities.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
August 2017

Children’s Health Insurance: Federal Funding at Risk

Since 1997, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has worked with Medicaid to ensure that children from low and moderate-income families have health insurance.

Issue Area:
Health